Giving InSight

A Blog for and about Funders Focused on Health and the Environment
October 22, 2012 by Franny Canfield, Rachel Leon
An interview with our colleagues at the Environmental Grantmakers Association. Rachel Leon and Franny Canfield share insights from EGA's latest grants tracking report, Tracking the Field, and what it tells us about environmental health philanthropy.
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Making the case for why friendly disagreement among funders can often lead to successful collaboration.
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October 8, 2012 by Amy Solomon
HEFN member Amy Solomon of the Bullitt Foundation talks about how they integrated environmental health considerations into construction of their new building, the Bullitt Center, soon to be the world's largest commercial "living building."
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An introduction to HEFN's new report, "Drilling Deeper: Impacts of Hydraulic Fracturing and Related Grantmaking Strategies," and details on why fracking has caught the attention of many in the philanthropic community.
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HEFN Director Kathy Sessions discusses the questions she hears most often about philanthropic investment in environmental health and justice work: how much is there, where is it going, where does it come from, and whether it is increasing or decreasing.
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Jake is the Energy Program Manager at The 11th Hour Project, where he works to reduce the public health and ecological impacts of antiquated energy systems in the US. He holds both a Bachelor’s and a Master of Social Work degree from Boston College.

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